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TANIGAWA Wataru
Japan
JPN
Title
Mr
Lastname
TANIGAWA
Firstname
Wataru
Gender
male
Country
Japan
Place of birth
CHIBA
Year of birth
1996 (25 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Occupation
Athlete
Education
Sports Science - Juntendo University, Tokyo, JPN
Spoken languages
Japanese
Club
Central Sports [Japan]
Coach
Yoshihiro Saito [club], JPN; Hisashi Mizutori [national], JPN (joc.or.jp, 17 Aug 2018; mainichi.jp, 16 Jul 2018)
Sporting relatives
His younger brother Kakeru has also represented Japan in artistic gymnastics, and won bronze in the team event at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. He also won silver in the team event at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (sanspo.com, 10 Oct 2019; rockergymnastics.com, 23 Jun 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 31 Aug 2018; koukouseishinbun.jp, 10 May 2016)
Start sporting career
He began gymnastics at age six at Kenshin Sports Club in Funabashi, Japan. (tv-asahi.co.jp, 05 Sep 2019; tarzanweb.jp, 30 Oct 2018)
Reason for taking up the sport
He initially began gymnastics for fun, until a coach recognised his talent and suggested he take it up seriously. (tarzanweb.jp, 30 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (tv-asahi.co.jp, 05 Sep 2019; juntendo.ac.jp, 15 Jan 2019)
Trainings
He trains six days a week. His training sessions last for up to three hours a day. (tarzanweb.jp, 30 Oct 2018)
Most influential person in career
Japanese artistic gymnast Shogo Nonomura. (taisou-nippon.jp, 25 Jun 2017)
Philosophy / Motto
"Be confident." (tv-asahi.co.jp, 05 Sep 2019)

Last update : 2020-06-09

Olympic Games

2021 - Games of the XXXII Olympiad TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
84.906 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
14.466
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
25
Score Qualif.
13.833
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
14.300
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
15.241
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
32
Score Qualif.
13.400
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
262.397
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
262.251
World Championships

2019 - 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
194
Score Qualif.
41.199 
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
38
Score Qualif.
13.333
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
28
Score Qualif.
13.966
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
50
Score Qualif.
13.900
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
258.159
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
258.026

2018 - 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships DOHA (QAT)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
106
Score Qualif.
68.433 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
14.033
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
116
Score Qualif.
11.000
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
23
Score Qualif.
14.000
Vault
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.466
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
14.800
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
253.744
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
253.312

2017 - 47th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships MONTREAL (CAN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
82
Score Qualif.
42.332 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
57
Score Qualif.
13.166
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
14.433
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.733
World / Challenge Cup

2019 - FIG 2019 Artistic Gymnastics All-Around World Cup Tokyo​ ​ TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
85.665 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2018 - FIG Individual All-Around World Cup 2018 TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
84.399 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2017 - FIG World Cup 2017 MELBOURNE (AUS)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
4
Score Final
14.033
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.166
Vault
Rank Final
3
Score Final
14.566
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
14.249

2016 - World Challenge Cup 2016 ANADIA (POR)

Floor Exercise
Rank Final
2
Score Final
14.900
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.200
Vault
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.075
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.175
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
15.100

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 OSIJEK (CRO)

Vault
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.175
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
14.725